Scheme to Expand Information Services for Farm Information and Communication in the State: Kerala

Details of Scheme to Expand Information Services for Farm Information and Communication in the State
ParticularsDescription
Name of the SchemeScheme to Expand Information Services for Farm Information and Communication in the State
Sponsored byState Government
Funding Pattern100% State Government
Ministry/DepartmentAgriculture Department
DescriptionFarm Information Bureau (FIB) is a single nodal agency to provide complete information support to accelerate the extension and developmental activities of the Department of Agriculture, Animal Husbandry and Dairy Development to the farmers of the State.Through this scheme, with an allocation of Rs. 120.00 lakh, it is aimed to set up a full fledged information cum data centre at the headquarters of the FIB in the state capital with modern communication leading to cyber extension, which would ensure regular flow of information and data from the headquarters to district centres and panchayat centres.
BeneficiariesIndividual,Family,Community,
Benefits
Benefit TypeOthers,Material,
Other Benefits News and information dissemination on agriculture, publications
Eligibility criteriaAny farmer, general public
How to AvailBy contacting the Agriculture Department, Farm Information Bureau, Local Self Government Institutions
Validity of the Scheme
Introduced On 01 / 04 / 2002
Valid Upto 31 / 03 / 2010
Reference URLhttp://www.keralaagriculture.gov.in/APS_2011-12/aps_2011-12_6.pdf (-1 MB) (PDF file that opens in a new window)

Source: National Portal Content Management Team  (Kerala, 20-06-2009)